FTC Orders Chegg to Enhance Security After Multiple Data Breaches

Data Breaches

This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) declared that it had reached a settlement with Chegg, a provider of educational technology, regarding the company’s cybersecurity lapses that resulted in several data breaches.

The Santa Clara, California-based business offers high school and college students textbook rentals, online tutoring, and other educational services. According to the FTC, security lapses exposed the Social Security numbers, email addresses, and login information of tens of millions of customers and employees to cyberattacks.

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The company is now under pressure from the FTC to strengthen its security measures, collect less personal data than before, give users access to and control over their data, and implement multi-factor authentication (MFA).

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